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CSNS Parts Ways with Chairman Foley

The Central States Numismatic Society’s board of governors has decided not to renew Convention Chairman Kevin Foley’s contract, which was set to expire June 30. Foley served as convention general chairman for decades, guiding it to its semi-permanent home in … Continue reading

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Central States 2020 Convention Canceled, Auction Moved

The Central States Numismatic Society has canceled its 2020 Convention April 22-25 due to the coronavirus outbreak. “Our focus is the safety and health of our booth holders, exhibitors, collectors, and the general public.  Therefore, in accordance with recommendations from health … Continue reading

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CSNS announces new Bowers Award

The Central States Numismatic Society has announced the creation of the Q. David Bowers Award in recognition of lifetime achievement by a numismatic professional. This award is designed to recognize the unselfish devotion, scholarly contributions, and investments of time and … Continue reading

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Letters to the Editor (March 19, 2019)

Mint reused 1968 envelope I have attached a photo (at right) from a recent purchase of a 1969 U.S. Mint Set. As you can see in the picture, the mint used an envelope originally intended for a 1968 U.S. Mint … Continue reading

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Viewpoint: Gold prizes still go to CSNS exhibitors

By Mitch Ernst In P.D. James’ 2011 mystery Death Comes to Pemberley, Jane Austen’s famed character Elizabeth Bennet, now Mrs. Darcy, says, “It is always easy to question the judgment of others in matters of which we may be imperfectly … Continue reading

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Young professional scholarship created

Thanksgiving passed while this issue was being prepared. What are you thankful for? Among the many things for which I am grateful was the huge opportunity given me by Chet Krause and Clifford Mishler. They hired me over 40 years … Continue reading

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Numismatics truly is something to be grateful for

Thanksgiving is tomorrow. What are you thankful for? Among the many things for which I am grateful was the huge opportunity given me by Chet Krause and Clifford Mishler. They hired me over 40 years ago. I am still here … Continue reading

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